May 18, 2018, GIR
The Polish government is considering whether to introduce DPA-style settlements to allow companies that self-report misconduct and pay a 3 million Polish złoty fine to resolve bribery matters.
May 17, 2018, GIR
A Polish lawyer warned that the national government is increasingly interfering with white-collar cases and said that recent changes to the country’s criminal code are worrying, during a panel discussion in Poland on 17 May.
May 04, 2018, GIR
The deputy head of France’s Anti-Corruption Authority acknowledged the authority’s limited territorial reach but warned French companies that they can often still be pursued by the DOJ.
May 03, 2018, GIR
The SFO’s joint head of fraud, Hannah von Dadelszen, has said that companies should consider conducting document reviews instead of interviewing employees during internal investigations to prevent individuals from destroying evidence.
April 27, 2018, GIR
Lawyers should watch out for a provision in the UK Criminal Finance Act which allows law enforcement officials to freeze assets held in UK bank accounts, an audience at GIR Live London heard on 26 April.
April 27, 2018, GIR
Photos from GIR Live London, co-chaired by Elizabeth Robertson at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Stephen Pollard at WilmerHale and held at Allen & Overy on 26 April.
April 26, 2018, GIR
London criminal defence lawyers bemoaned enforcement agencies’ obsession with oral accounts to build cases, questioning the reliability of the evidence.
March 29, 2018, GIR
The former European Commissioner who proposed the EU’s incoming General Data Protection Regulation has warned that US steps encroaching on privacy threaten to harm efforts to patch up relations with the EU.
March 23, 2018, GIR
A senior official at the SFO has said the authority is not averse to companies conducting interviews with individuals, but that it wants them recorded.
March 23, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption
Lawyers have warned that DOJ and SEC officials are at times taking different positions on the appropriate level of disgorgement.